The Faculty of Art, Design, and Architecture at Bilkent University announces openings in the Department of Communication and Design at the ranks of Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor in Public Relations & Advertising and Media Production. Faculty duties for both positions will include independent and collaborative research and practice, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and supervision of student research. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain a vigorous research program with publications in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals and similarly selective, scholarly outlets. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated research program capable of attracting external funding. Meaningful professional experience in the field is particularly desirable.

Candidates will be evaluated according to the overall quality of their academic preparation and published work; the relevance of their scholarly research to the department’s academic priorities; evidence of commitment to teaching; and strength of recommendations. The academic ranking for each successful candidate will be commensurate with his/her prior academic experience.

FIELD-SPECIFIC INDICATIONS

Public Relations & Advertising: Applicants must hold a PhD in Mass Communication or a closely related field by the date of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience in professionally oriented courses such as strategic communication campaigns, case studies, international public relations, and professional writing for strategic communication.

Media Production: Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent terminal degree in Film, Media Arts, or a related field by the date of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching and practical experience in production areas such as studio television, video and post-production, visual effects, animation, photography, and multimedia.

Interested applicants should provide the following documents and names and contact information of three referees.

Applications will be reviewed beginning 14 December 2015 and continuing until the positions are filled.

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